The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is receiving a facelift edition and the company confirmed that the model will be revealed next month.
The Golf is the best-selling hatchback for the company and they simply want to boost further sales by adding some new features to the existing model. According to the automobile brand, buyers can expect major updates to the car. It includes modifications in its exterior appearance as well as technical upgrades to allow users to easily connect their devices with the car.
An exclusive image of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf has been released online. It has been posted here so that you could get an idea of how the car looks. The immediate changes that we can notice in the model includes LED headlamps, revamped front, rear ends adding a more aggressive look to the car.All trimline variants in the series will receive these updates including the GTD, GTE, GTI and R variants.
In a recent interview, Volkswagen’s powertrain head confirmed that they are planning to implement gesture control technology in Golf cars. It is such a great addition to the affordable car. By bringing such advanced connectivity and control technologies to the smaller cars, Volkswagen sets a new benchmark for all other manufacturers to follow. While everyone is busy focusing on electric tech and autonomous driving, a lot of base models are yet to receive important additions. The new Golf should offer great value for money to its buyers.
Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept is being implemented in the new car. It also features a wide range of interior technologies and should now connect with all major smart devices, including iOS and Android systems. The gesture control will be integrated into the Golf early next year, confirmed Neuber.
A revamped infotainment system found in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift edition comprises of three digital displays and 5 in-car sensors. For the first time, such a small car will be equipped with a large 9.5-inch hi-res color display. There’s also an 8-inch touchscreen which also supports gesture controls. It allows the user to control the volume, temperature and open or close the sunroof as required.
Volkswagen is aiming to build a cabin which is mostly free of buttons and allows passengers to do multiple tasks by simply waving their hands. The powertrain variants will be the same on the 2017 edition so as to maintain pricing and keep it as an affordable car for buyers to go for.